Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the North Central Texas Oil Company, Inc. dating back to the 1940's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the Hamilton Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h).
This certificate's unique vignette features an old fashioned oil well flanked by two allegorical male figures, one of which represents Mercury.
The North Central Texas Oil Company, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1918. The company had mineral and oil claims in Texas and Arkansas.
The company was acquired by the North Central Oil Corporation in 1955.